Book Discussion on Saving the School
In his book Michael Brick recounts an academic year at John H. Reagan High School in Austin, Texas, and profiles the school’s… read more
In his book Michael Brick recounts an academic year at John H. Reagan High School in Austin, Texas, and profiles the school’s principal Anabel Garza and many teachers, students, and staff. The focus is the school’s near closure in 2008 and its subsequent turnaround. At this event Michael Brick was joined by the principal, a teacher, and a coach in responding to questions from members of the audience at BookPeople bookstore in Austin, Texas. The event, attended by many teachers, students, and parents, celebrated the local high school. Mr. Brick’s wife graduated from Reagan High School. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Brick, Michael Correspondent (Former) New York Times
- Davis, Derrick Basketball Coach Reagan (John H.) High School (Austin, TX)
- Garza, Anabel Principal Reagan (John H.) High School (Austin, TX)
- Kaiser, Candice Teacher Reagan (John H.) High School (Austin, TX)->Physics and Chemistry
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